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The Longhouse

Front of the Longhouse
44 reviews
Front of the Longhouse
Spacious kitchen with large farmhouse kitchen table
The traditional Yorkshire Longhouse is full of individual touches
The lounge showing the original 'cruck frame' which reaches up to the vaulted ceiling
Cosy log burner in the lounge
Decorated for Christmas, December 2015
The snug
The 'snug'
The dining room showing the traditional range and the historic 'smoke window'
The range
Family room has exposed timbers and a vaulted ceiling
Family bathroom with an electric shower and bath
Twin room has a sloping ceiling and a dormer window
Twin Bedroom showing the 'cruck frame' in the background
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Double room showing en-suite bathroom
Winter sun on the Longhouse
Patio garden with private seating
Heather in bloom in the National Park
York minster in summer
Pickering castle
A field of poppies in the Vale of Pickering
The abbey and fishing port of Whitby
Daffodils in Helmsley
The Victorian pier in Saltburn-by-the-sea
A deserted beach in September
Our guest book
View from Sutton Bank, December 2015
The countryside just north of Pickerig
Ralph's cross, one of the ancient stone crosses on the moors
The coastline with Scarborough castle in the background
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Pickering, North Yorkshire, England
Dating back to 17th Century, our Grade II listed Yorkshire longhouse is located in the picturesque market town of Pickering, at the edge of the beautiful North York Moors National Park. The cottage is a fine example of a cruck-framed Yorkshire longhouse which was traditionally built to accommodate both family and cattle under one roof. It is featured alongside similar longhouses in Ryedale, in a book entitled 'Houses of the North York Moors' by Royal Commission on Historical Monuments. The house is brimming with character having a host of original features such as the oak cruck beams, stone flagged floors, exposed stonework, a traditional cast iron Victorian range with a 'smoke window' in the dining room.

The spacious accommodation is decorated in a style to compliment the character of the cottage. Downstairs, the ce...
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About the Owner, Gill S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 6 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 44 reviews and 1 property
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We will be available during your stay should you need any suggestions about things to see in the area or any other information you might need.
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Excellent - based on 44 reviews
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English first
Barnsley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

This cottage is in a good location for Pickering, Malton and the surrounding area. The cottage has everything you could possible need during your stay there. It was Very clean comfortable and warm, even though it was freezing outside and snow was forecast. The bedrooms all lovely and warm, comfortable beds and each had its own bathroom. Full of old...

Management response:

Thanks very much for reviewing our cottage, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and were nice and cosy with the cold weather we had before Christmas. Thank you, as well, for leaving the house so clean and tidy.


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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 November 2017 for a stay in October 2017

Spacious warm and cosy .Long house is a lovely place to stay, we all really enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere, comfy bed's and everything we needed was there .Our ages ranged from 6 to 66 but we all enjoyed ourselves and the younger one's cried when we had to go home .Would definitely recommend it.

Management response:

Thank you for reviewing our house, we are so pleased that you all enjoyed your stay so much and look forwards to welcoming you again.


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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 22 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

The Longhouse in Pickering is an atmospheric, spacious and well equipped property. Well sited, within walking distance to all the amenities that Pickering can offer..... The Longhouse was spotlessly clean on arrival........and when we left I hope!! The beds are very, very comfortable, especially so, after a day out exploring the area.. Whitby..Fish and chips at "The Star" restaurant, well...

Management response:

Thank you for your very kind review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our house and also the local area... Scampston is lovely and we are looking forwards to trying the Star in Whitby ourselves. Thanks also for leaving the house so clean and tidy, it was nice to meet you.


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Well behaved dogs are welcome, we ask guests to not to leave their pets unattended or allow them on the furniture. Please be aware that there are uneven floors, stone flags and...
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    3 Twins
    1 King
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8 Feb 2018
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22 Mar 2018
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Getting around
Pickering is situated in Ryedale and has bus links to Helmsley, Scarborough, York, Malton, Whitby and other smaller towns and villages. The nearest station is Malton, approximately 10 miles away, which is accessible by bus or taxi. There is also the popular North York Moors railway, a heritage steam train from Pickering to Whitby. There is also a Moors bus service to visit the National Park and Dalby Forest. However, travel by car is probably the most convenient way to see the area.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Leeds Bradford International: 96.0 km
Railway: Malton or York (train to Manchester airport): 14.0 km
Ferry: Hull Ferry Port: 77.0 km
Leeds Bradford Airport and Hull Ferry Port are both 1 hour 25 minutes drive away.
Manchester Airport is 2 hours drive by car or there is a regular train service from Malton.
There are buses to York, Scarborough, Whitby and the surrounding villages.
A car is advisable for reaching more rural areas.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 28.0 km.
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